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Offline zewone

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[IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 19:09:00 »
I recently picked up the Midnight Dawn cubic profile caps from Tai Hao. Good quality keycaps for a fair price. This being my first shot at designing keycaps, I wanted a stab at a relative cheaper investment.

The Midnight Dawn kept reminding me of one of my favorite colorways made famous by Evangelion Unit-01.

I was thinking of calling the set "Third Child".  Please excuse my poor photoshop skills. I don't know how to 3D render, but wanted to provide an idea of what they would look like. I'm open to any suggestions.

Offline LastBrat

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 05:46:40 »
First of all: I like the initiative! The colors are nice, and if these would be double shots and the green would be slightly transparent, it would be awesome with a backlit keyboard  :cool:


Offline Petch

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 07:41:08 »
Cool but Tai Hao's reluctance to support more than the standard 104 ANSI layout is an instant no from me

Offline azachhh

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 07:49:46 »
Cool but Tai Hao's reluctance to support more than the standard 104 ANSI layout is an instant no from me

Agreed - I have one set from them that I was able to get to cover my TADA68 with use of a few blanks & being a bit out of profile on the far right row. But I can't see myself ever buying another set if they don't support more layouts.

Offline azachhh

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 07:51:34 »
Love the colors on this though. Also makes me think of The Joker from Batman.

Offline kawasaki161

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 09:54:02 »
GMK pls because of the already mentioned compatibility problems with Tai Hao.

I'd probably buy this if it was GMK

Offline zewone

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 10:56:39 »
Thank you for the feedback everyone.

I'll take your suggestion and set my aspirations a bit higher and try and a shot at designing with GMK in mind. I'll work  on some novelties while I'm at it.

Offline megaforce

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 11:26:33 »
GMK or JTK.

Nobody wants TaiHao.
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Offline azachhh

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Re: [IC] Evangelion inspired Tai Hao Cubic Keycaps
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:09:51 »
I would agree that JTK might be a good way to go. Not quite as expensive as GMK, but from what I have read - JTK is quite good quality these days.